KJ McDaniels back in action for Sixers

McDaniels returns from ankle injury, helps in defensive effort against Cavs' Andrew Wiggins

Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker (35) blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) as Martell Webster, second from right, and Carlos Boozer (5) watch during the first half of Game 5 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker (35) blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) as Martell Webster, second from right, and Carlos Boozer (5) watch during the first half of Game 5 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Rookie forward K.J. McDaniels was back on the floor for the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday after missing two NBA summer league games with a sprained left ankle.

The former Clemson star scored seven points in the Sixers' 86-77 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The setback dropped Philadelphia to 1-1 in Las Vegas Summer League play, while Cleveland improved to 3-0.

Defensively, McDaniels held his own against No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, who scored just 10 points for the Cavs.

Wiggins, who played at Kansas during his one-year college stint, is the son of former Clemson player Mitchell Wiggins.

The Sixers will play again tonight against the Phoenix Suns.

McDaniels played a mainstay role in the Sixers' drive to the Orlando Summer League title, as he averaged 12 points, four rebounds and a block per game before sustaining an ankle injury that kept him out of the championship game.

He flew with the team from Orlando to Las Vegas on Saturday, but then sat out the second-stage opener against the Utah Jazz before returning to the lineup Monday night.

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